D’Angelo Joins List of BET Awards Performers

When the 2012 BET awards air this summer, viewers will see a bevy of performers including one who’s been missing from the music scene for a dozen years. D’Angelo has just been announced as the latest addition to the Samuel L. Jackson hosted awards program. The news was announced Thursday by Stephen G. Hill, the BET president of music programming and specials, via his Twitter page. “Yes!! D’Angelo will perform on the #BETAwards July 1!!, wrote Hill. “It will be his first televised performance in over 12 years! Boom!”

No word on what the soul singer will perform when the 2012 BET awards air July 1 at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium.Following next month’s BET awards performance, the singer will take on the ‘Essence Music Festival.’

Besides D’Angelo’s triumphant return to the stage, what other performances can viewers expect at the 2012 BET awards? Check out five of the announced performers below. –danielle canada

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